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Parks and Facilities


Title Address Phone
Jewett Park Community Center 836 Jewett Park Drive 847-945-0650
Sachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road 847-572-2600
Patty Turner Center 375 Elm Street 847-940-4010
Deerfield Golf Club 1201 Saunders Road, Riverwoods 847-945-8333
Mitchell Pool (in season) 951 Wilmot Road 847-945-7760
Deerspring Pool (in season) 200 Deerfield Road 847-945-7610


Jewett Park Community Center

The Jewett Park Community Center is the main building of the Deerfield Park District, located at 836 Jewett Park Drive. The telephone number is 847-945-0650 and the fax number is 847-945-0699. The community center houses the administrative offices, registration, the Deerfield Park District Preschool, Tree House Indoor Playground, and much of our recreation programming, including art and ceramics classes, cooking, preschool programs, some of our exercise classes, tap and ballet classes offered by the Deerfield Dance Studio, and some of our adult activities. Many of the rooms at the community center are available for rental. The office is closed in observance of major holidays.

Sachs Recreation Center

The Sachs Recreation Center opened May 1, 2009 and is the Deerfield Park District's newest facility. The Center, with nearly 100,000-square-foot of space, is located at 455 Lake Cook Road (near Waukegan Road). The telephone number is 847-572-2600. Formerly the Multiplex, this new Park District facility provides many new opportunities for fun, fitness, and recreation, including a fitness center, three gymnasiums, tennis and racquetball courts, an indoor pool, middle school game room and more -all at a great Park District value. Onsite childcare and a before- and after-kindergarten (with transportation available for Deerfield District 109 students) are available. The Sachs Recreation Center includes a four-lane, 20-yard indoor lap pool with a whirlpool, a four-lane jogging/walking track, two free-weight rooms, exercise and dance studios and additional programming space for fitness and recreation classes. A cafe offers healthy options for snacks or lunch. Facility and space rentals are available for parties and events; and plenty of parking is available by agreement with the Deerfield Park Plaza.

Deerfield Golf Club

The Deerfield Golf Club & Learning Center has numerous rental options for parties, banquets, meetings, and receptions. For information, please visit the Deerfield Golf Club website or call 847-945-8333.

Patty Turner Center

The Patty Turner Center is located at 375 Elm Street. The telephone number is 847-940-4010. David Shamrock is the Recreation Supervisor. The center serves a very active group of adults aged 50 and up and offers numerous activities and special events throughout the year.

Members enjoy computer and technology classes, men's and women's golf leagues, an investment club, art and exercise classes, bowling and bocce leagues, social and contract bridge, driving courses, trips and many other activities.

Call 847-940-4010 or email us at for more information.

Neighborhood Parks

For information about Deerfield's neighborhood parks and other special interest facilities, please visit this page.

Swimming Pools (2 outdoor, 1 indoor)

A full season of summer outdoor swim classes, lap swim, parent-tot swim and open swim opportunities are offered at our two outdoor swimming pools. Year-round indoor opportunities are available at Sachs Recreation Center. To view the full pool schedule view our pools page.

Mitchell (outdoor) Pool

951 Wilmot Rd. (at Hazel) - 847-945-7760
“Z” shaped pool ranging in depth from 2-1/2 to 5 feet deep. The diving bay is 12 feet deep. Youngsters will also enjoy our zero depth wading pool. Engraved brick pavers may be purchased for the pool entrance.

Deerspring (outdoor) Pool

200 Deerfield Rd. - 847-945-7610
“L”-shaped, Olympic-size pool that ranges from 3 to 5 feet at its deeper end. The diving bay is 11.6 feet deep, with a 1-meter diving board and a new drop slide. Deerspring features include a water slide in the shallow end and a zero-depth wading pool.

Sprayground at Deerspring

Our Sprayground is open before, during and after the regular pool season, depending upon the weather conditions. The Sprayground offers slides, geysers, water cannons and more!

Sachs Recreation Center (indoor) Pool

455 Lake Cook Road - 847-572-2600
Four-lane, 20-yard pool offering swimmers Lap Swim, Open Swim and Family Swim as well as Group and Private swim lessons that follow the American Red Cross Instructional program. Open Swim / Family Swim: Everyone is invited “Into the Pool!” on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-3:00 p.m., year-round. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifeguards are on duty. Check the Sachs Rec Center website for additional hours on holidays. 


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Local Events


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School Days Out - Skate & Swim at the RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie
Event's details
November 25, 2015
Time:07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Grab your suit, towel, & ice skates as we trek to the RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie. We will splash into their indoor water park that includes a big slide, zero depth activity pool, and current channel. After lunch, we will lace up our skates for some ice skating fun! Lunch is included on this trip.
(07:30 AM - 06:00 PM)
Candy Cane Train
Event's details
December 06, 2015
Time:01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Travel from the Metra Train Station on Deerfield Road to meet Santa and favorite holiday “friends.” Refreshments will be served. Be sure to bring your cameras because this will be a most memorable event for both you and your child(ren). As space is limited, you must register in advance for this event!
(01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
Chess Tournament
Event's details
December 12, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Compete against your friends in a round robin chess tournament. You will compete once with every player in your section. Each player must bring their own chess set. Awards are presented to top individuals and teams.
(09:30 AM - 12:00 PM)

Deerfield Park District
836 Jewett Park Drive
Deerfield, IL 60015
(847) 945-0650
(847) 945-0699 (fax)
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